Electrician (Contract)

CA-BC-Vancouver Island
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Electrician - All Openings


Corix has more than 70 years’ experience designing, building, financing and managing the vital utility infrastructure systems required for communities to grow and thrive. Ensuring the safest, most efficient transport, delivery and treatment systems, we work in partnership with the people of the communities we serve to create fresh solutions and provide services in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.


Over the last five years, we have experienced substantial growth – and with growth comes opportunity. Our team members enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • A pristine record of safety and environmental performance

You’ll join a team of more than 2,200 dynamic professionals who bring drive, passion and a genuine sense of pride to their work. We also actively encourage and empower all our team members to seek, share and implement new ideas for creating value.


So if you’re smart, industrious and would like to join a progressive company that offers challenging work, long-term growth potential and the chance to make a real difference, contact us today!


About the Job:


Corix Utilities, a division of Corix, develops customized water, wastewater and energy systems and provides field metering services for clients across North America.​ Our vision is To Build a World of Sustainable Communities by effectively balancing the environmental, social and economic impacts – and benefits – of our utility solutions.


Corix Utilities has an immediate opportunity for  Contract Electrician for a Meter Exchange Project. You will be responsible for accurately exchanging and recording consumption of electrical meters on both single phase and three phase services. This position is based in Vancouver Island. Please note that this is a 10 month casual position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exchange electrical meters according to company policies and procedures;
  • Perform a final reading of the customer’s electric consumption and record it accurately onto a handheld device;
  • Verify the voltage is correct and report any irregularities by recording the proper skip code in the handheld device;
  • Ensure the proper installation, operation, and function of watt-hour metering equipment;
  • Carry out electrical repairs (i.e. Socket Repairs) as required;
  • Accurately and safely install, read, and inspect metering-related equipment on single phase and three phase services;
  • Wire single phase and three phase metering installations to ensure accurate metering;
  • Use tools as required in the installation, troubleshooting, reporting, and repair of metering and electrical equipment;
  • Record any problems in the handheld device (i.e. unauthorized connections, damaged equipment) or any impediments to gaining access to a customer’s meter;
  • Where necessary and if possible, make corrections to leave service safe and within compliance, or notify appropriate party of conditions requiring further attention;
  • Ensure integrity, safety, and accuracy of metering installations by checking for and reporting BCHydro electric service requirements violations; conditions (i.e. grounds and irregular connections that might affect quality or continuity of service) and the proper functioning of the service’s metering equipment; energy diversion;
  • Perform Quality Audits on completed meter exchanges as required;
  • Leave a door hanger in cases where meters are not accessible to arrange a different time to exchange the meter;
  • Meet the public and maintain good customer relations;
  • Answer customers’ questions about the service being provided or directing them to the customer service center;
  • Walk or drive vehicles along established routes to exchange the meters;
  • Manage Work Orders via the Customer contact process.


  • High School diploma or equivalent education;
  • Must be a qualified Journeyman Electrician, Meter Technician or a trades qualified Power Line Technician (PLT);
  • Knowledge of the principles of electricity, electrical metering, and electric service requirements;
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and precautions;
  • Knowledge of methods and practices involved in servicing single phase and polyphase watt-hour meters and associated metering equipment;
  • Accurately read and complete forms;
  • Follow directions to completion and pay close attention to details;
  • Basic math and computer skills;
  • Willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions;
  • Must be able to travel as required;
  • Regularly be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds;
  • Pass Company Meter-Pro test;
  • Maintain a valid BC driver’s license and be able to meet minimum company driving record requirements;
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.


Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive Hourly rate
  • Pay training provided
  • Opportunity for additional contract work based on contract availability
  • Company Vehicle provided


Application Expiry Date:


This position will remain open until filled. 

If you possess these skills and qualifications, we invite you to apply online in confidence at


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.


No telephone calls or recruitment agencies will be accepted.


Corix is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Accommodations are available upon request.





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